The US Department of State has announced an increase in visa fees that will take effect on May 30 worldwide.
According to a statement from the State Department that Accra-based Joy FM reported, the increment varies depending on the various visa classifications.
The cost of B1/B2 visas for business and tourism travel, F visas for international students, J exchange guest visas, and other visa classes that don’t require petitions would rise from $160 to $185, according to the statement.
The decision, which will be implemented at all US embassies and consulates worldwide, was made by the Department of State in Washington, D.C., according to the US Embassy.
However, the change will not apply to people who apply before May 30 and arrange an interview within 365 days of the payment date.